Can I Play?


Can I Play? | 9781407199658 | Nicola Kinnear


Format:Paperback / softback

Published:13/10/2022 by Scholastic


Grumpy George doesn’t want friends – until
he meets a funny little seal called Pebble . . .
George the dog loves living alone on his island. He likes to do
everything his own way, and friends would just ruin things.

But one day a cheerful little seal wiggles up to him. Her name
is Pebble, and she’s determined to be George’s friend,
whether he likes it or not.

George is quiet and grumpy. Pebble is lively and funny.
Can this odd couple ever become friends?

This wonderfully funny story about making friends
and overcoming differences will strike a chord
with children and grown-ups alike. Full of warmth, humour and
wonderful illustrations, it’s guaranteed to become a storytime

Nicola Kinnear’s previous picture books, A Little
Bit Brave, Dragons Don’t Share
and Shhh! Quiet! have won her many fans all round
the world.

Her gorgeously illustrated books are full of fabulous characters,
and wonderful messages about sharing, friendship, courage
and kindness

Nicola Kinnear is one of the brightest new stars in children’s
books. Her debut picture book, A Little Bit Brave,
has been shortlisted for several awards and translated into 20

Praise for A Little Bit Brave:

“a new talent to look out for” Bookseller

“funny and reassuring . . . superbly illustrated”
Parents in Touch

“a glorious picture book debut…stunningly illustrated” BookLoverJo

“an utter delight” WeAreTheMotherside

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